Can population cohort studies assess the long ‐term impact of anesthesia in children?

Pediatric Anesthesia,Volume 28, Issue 10, Page 930-931, October 2018.
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This study evaluates parathyroidectomy outcomes in elderly patients.MethodsPrimary hyperparathyroidism patients having parathyroidectomy as listed in the 2005 –2017 ACS-NSQIP database were separated by age: ≤60, 61–79 and ≥80. Outcomes included complications, 30-day mortality, return to the OR, operating times, and hospital length of stay (LOS). Multivariable logistic regression was used to compare patients 61–79 and ≥80 to those ≤60. Patien ts ≤60 and ≥80 were propensity score matched using gender, race, BMI, smoking status, steroid use, modified frailty index (mFI), ASA class, procedur...
Source: World Journal of Surgery - Category: Surgery Source Type: research
This study examined the impact of a surgical prescription of epoetin (EPO) in contemporary total hip arthroplasty (THA).MethodsWe conducted a comparative study in a series of 1402 primary THAs performed in patients all having a pre-operative haemoglobin (Hb) level documented four to eight   weeks before THA surgery. In group A (647 hips), one subcutaneous injection of 40,000 IU EPO once a week for four weeks was prescribed at the discretion of anaesthetist during the pre-operative visit in patients with pre-operative Hb between 10 and 13 g/dl. In group S comprising the remaining 755 hips, an amended EPO...
Source: International Orthopaedics - Category: Orthopaedics Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 10 December 2019Source: Practical Radiation OncologyAuthor(s): Stephanie M. Ntoukas, Tatiana Ritchie, Susan Awrey, David C. Hodgson, Normand Laperriere, Ryan Yee, Vijay Ramaswamy, Barbara-Ann Millar, Nathan Becker, Derek S. TsangAbstractPurposeAt our institution, a multifaceted approach is used to reduce general anesthetic (GA) use for children receiving photon radiation therapy (RT) as standard-of-care treatment. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the effectiveness of our methods.Methods and MaterialsPatients treated as part of the pediatric radiation therapy program from 2010 to ...
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ConclusionSubstantial agreement exists among experts regarding many strong recommendations for the improvement of practice concerning the use of muscle relaxants and reversal agents during anaesthesia. In particular, the French Society of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care (SFAR) recommends the use of a device to monitor neuromuscular blockade throughout anaesthesia.
Source: Anaesthesia, Critical Care and Pain Medicine - Category: Anesthesiology Source Type: research
Publication date: January 2020Source: Anaesthesia &Intensive Care Medicine, Volume 21, Issue 1Author(s):
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Publication date: January 2020Source: Anaesthesia &Intensive Care Medicine, Volume 21, Issue 1Author(s):
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Nurse anesthetists administer anesthesia and anesthesia related services. As the only advanced practice registered nurse specialty to require a doctorate (as of 2025), they’re leading the way in DNP education. What’s more, they’re among U.S. News &World Report’s: Best Paying Jobs Best STEM Jobs Best Healthcare Jobs 100 Best Jobs Watch the video to The post Nurse anesthetists: Leading the way in DNP education appeared first on Johns Hopkins Nursing Magazine.
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Conclusion: Activation of NMDAR-NMNAT1/2 signaling pathway could not only reduce neuronal apoptosis, but also alleviate sevoflurane-induced neuronal inflammation and cognitive impairment in aged rats. PMID: 31941414 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Some of my colleagues have been avoiding opioids altogether (and using ketamine) for cancer surgery, based on some animal and in-vitro studies showing that opioids may lead to immunosuppression of protective mechanisms and may increase risk of cancer recurrence. From what I've read it is mostly with morphine and there has not been any RCTs performed for this. I haven't jumped on the bandwagon on this. Most of the attendings here like to use remi for head and neck, other surgeries where... avoiding opioid use in cancer surgery
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